Top 10 stupidest Tweets Obama's @WhiteHouse may archive forever
Thanks to the Presidential Records Act, the White House must preserve records of the ubiquitous stupidity of the Internet's populace.
When the legislation was passed in 1978, someone would have to take the steps to write a letter (on paper, no less!), address an envelope, lick it, slap a stamp on and drop it in a mailbox.
Now, any idiot with a computer, smart phone or local library can log onto Twitter or Facebook and direct rants at the federal government.
And boy, do they ever!
Twitter profiles for the White House and Press Secretary Robert Gibbs have public messages addressed to them constantly flying around the Web. As the bios on those pages note, the tweets "are subject to the PRA and may be archived."
We dug through some of the recent tweets that could eternally live on in federal records of the history of the United States of America.
Here are some of the dumbest (and funniest) ones out there:
Isaac Cervantes writes:
@whitehouse O, my headache is waning, thanking to you great leader....
Tim Teague asks:
@whitehouse can I come visit? (Click Continue to open next page)
Brian Arner asks:
So if I reply to @PressSec with an "LOL", it will be subject to the PRA and be archived in government records forever? Cool.
Chrissy Holmes nitpicks:
@PressSec Hello sir. When you write POTUS, you are using it as an acronym, and should write is as such. The correct way would be P.O.T.U.S
Troy Beadles rings:
@WhiteHouse Ding Dong
David Rogers tweets:
Jim Eandi squawks:
@presssec you guys all sound like parrots. Whats the matter you can't find your own words
Allen McKenas points out:
@whitehouse Note to Obama: Sprinkling a little spice on a turd pie doesn't make it any more palatable!
@PressSec If u put those white coats on EBay after the HCR vote, maybe u can get a few $ 2 bridge the budget gap.
Don Seifert writes:
@whitehouse hi Lisa!
-- Mark Milian
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Photo: Robert Gibbs. Credit: Associated Press